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I took reactine six hours ago can I now take benadryl ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

Antihistamine is safe even with 4x the average daily dose.
The major side effects would be dry mouth and drowsiness ( the latter much less common if one uses the non-sedating type). I believe reactine is equivalent to Claritin (loratadine) in the us. Short answer- it is ok.

In brief: Yes

Antihistamine is safe even with 4x the average daily dose.
The major side effects would be dry mouth and drowsiness ( the latter much less common if one uses the non-sedating type). I believe reactine is equivalent to Claritin (loratadine) in the us. Short answer- it is ok.
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